Well everybody, whether traveling by train, plane, or vehicle; the winter (when you like the warm), long airport weather delays, and etc. are coming to a close end. I hope you are all seeing the bright side of things to come; like spring. And, the exciting anticipation of Spring Break to name one. Maybe, the long awaited traveling to some place like Florida to have some great fun and staying at a great Hotel with all the exciting luxuries & pampering. And, if you want to get away from the Bad and the Ugly part of the airports, all together, you may just want to drive to your destination.
I thought I would give you a few Hotel picks to ponder for your spring break or just an exciting vacation for yourself or your family. Listed below are some of the great Hotels to visit while in the Florida area and a few ideas of things to do.
- St. Augustine Area Travel – Looking for family fun or a romance destination, this is where you’ll find both and then some. The, then some, is other things like world-class shopping (you go gals!), historical monuments, unique attractions, and beaches.
The Hilton St. Augustine Historical Bayfront Hotel, 32 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine. Florida 32084, is a place to stay that is close to all the things listed above about St. Augustine area and has a beautiful view from your hotel room. It’s conveniently located in the historic downtown area. This is an easy walk to trolley trains, restaurants, shops, and sights. Enjoy the fun fill things to do daily, weekly, or more.
- The Keys Area Travel (Consisting of 5 major islands: Islamorada, Key Largo, Lower Keys, Key West, and Marathon)– This is a string of islands bound together by the Overseas Highway which is sometimes called the Highway That Goes to Sea. You can enjoy camping, deep-see fishing, world-class snorkeling, scuba diving or endless entertainment and history of the Keys.
Key Largo Island Area Travel — The Mariner’s Club Key Largo Hotel, 97501 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, Florida 33037, is situated on the oceanfront, which can deliver breath taking views. Live entertainment is provided nightly in the Restaurant and Tiki Bar such as karaoke and jazz musicians. All the things listed above after The Keys and much more are on site or nearby the Hotel. What an exciting experience for all.
Islamorada Island Area Travel — The Cheeca Lodge & Spa, 81801 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 82, Islamorada, Florida 33036, is located in the heart of Islamorada, which is said to be the Fishing Capital of the World. The beachfront location is stunning. Plenty of things to do such as: sailing, kayaking, swimming, bicycle riding, tennis, fishing, windsurfing, snorkeling, and etc. Enjoy The Atlantic’s Edge find dining restaurant which features world-class gourmet cuisine and beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. The entire experience will leave you wanting to return for more.
Key West Island Area Travel — The Sunset Key Guest Cottages, A Westin Resort, 245 Front Street, Key West, Florida 33040, is located on beautiful Sunset Key. A small private island with no cars and with tons of things to do. You only have golf carts and boats taking you back and forth to Key West. You will always want to request a cottage on the water if you can. You can even take advantage of all the amenities available, even from the beach. Or, ride the ferry to Key West which runs every 30 minutes. You can even enjoy the best restaurant (Latitudes) in Key West and the live music from the Bars.
Marathon Island Area Travel – The Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort, 2600 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050 is the newest of all the Islands. The Island is full of beautiful lush flowering shrubs that actually makes you fell like you are in a tropical paradise. The Powder white shallow beach will just blow your mine with beauty. With all the things you would need for a peaceful, tranquility, luxuriously vacation experience.
- Daytona Beach Area Travel – Has everything from zoos, aquariums, animal parks, museums, theme parks, camping, Daytona International Speedway, and more. The finest sandy beaches you’ll find in Florida. More fun filled things to do in the area than you can shake a stick at for all
The Bahama House Hotel, 2001 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118, is located in the south central beach area of Daytona Beach. This is considered by some to be the best place to stay on Daytona Beach. One of the most spectacular ocean views and sunrise’s right from your room’s private balcony. Large soaring palms and beautifully landscaped with bright tropical colors of all kinds of flowers & plants. Friendly hotel staff there at your beckon call and always with a smile. You’re going to be very happy if you choose this place to stay for your vacation.
***You all thought I was going to forget about somewhere to go for all the younger wild generation.
- Panama City Beach Area Travel – Is the hottest Florida spring break place to go, often called the Spring Break Capital of the World, with stunning white sand beach and emerald green waters. With all kinds of activities to do and you can eat and party hardy at some of the places below if you wish.
Hammerhead Fred’s (Spring Break) 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida – Unique local seafood served up at its finest along with local music and 12 big screen TVs all year around. Close to massive beach events everywhere, for any year you want to pick your vacation on Spring Break or any other time of the year.
Sharkys Restaurant & Tiki Bar 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City, Florida — Allows you to dine right on the beach in the Worlds largest Tiki Hut since 1987. Has become well know for fresh seafood along the Gulf Coast and fantastic live entertainment.
The Coyote Ugly Saloon 10512 Front Beach Road, Panama City, Florida – Great drinks, music, and entertainment and yes, they actually made a movie about the place. Well, this is THE place to go for the greatest bar entertainment you’ve ever experienced while visiting Panama City. Their all about getting wild and crazy fun. Make sure you take you camera to show all your friends that missed out on all the fun. Coyote Ugly Saloon Upcoming Panama City Events to check out all the of event dates & times each year.
Now, you’re going to need a place to crash and why not do it in luxury. And, luxury it is, when you stay at the Majestic Beach Towers Hotel by Resort Quest. They even have a movie theatre and of course all the other amenities you would need or want. It is only 1 to 3 miles from any of the places listed above.
Majestic Beach Towers by Resort Quest
10901 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
Another great Hotel choice – Try the Laketown Wharf Hotel, which is well known for one of the ultimate luxury, best Spring Break Hot Spot (need I say more!) in the middle of Panama City Beach area. Don’t forget to visit Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, 6230 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. It’s only a hop, skip, and jump from the Laketown Wharf Hotel.
Laketown Wharf Hotel
9902 South Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408
Well, there you have it, there are several places listed above for any and all of your excitement and entertainment, for what I’m sure, is a needed, great spring vacation for anyone and everyone.
Enjoy! And don’t hesitate to let me know how it went for YOU.